UK Risk Register Details for Tomato mottle virus

This record was last updated on 12/01/2021

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

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This section is currently being developed as part of the next phase of the Risk Register.

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway. Regulated quarantine pest.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 9

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America Present
Venezuela Present
Central America
Puerto Rico Present

Type of Pest

  • Virus or Viroid

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Solanum lycopersicum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (as Begomoviruses). EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action on findings

General Comments

A virus pest of tomatoes, vectored by Bemisia tabaci (the tobacco whitefly). Virus present in Central America, the Caribbean and some North American states. Absent from Europe with no UK interceptions. The UK also has regulations against the introduction of B. tabaci.

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